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Other Methods to Consider Instead of Having a Knee Replacement

The knee is an important part of a person’s body. If it does not function as it should, one’s movements may be restricted and life can become difficult. There is a range of issues and problems that could cause someone to require a knee replacement. However, there are also a variety of other treatment options to consider before agreeing to a knee replacement surgery. Stem cell therapy is one such alternative to invasive orthopedic surgeries. With this treatment as most other alternatives, it has a selection of benefits to offer. These include: 1. Non-surgical 2. Affordable 3. Convenient 4. Office-based 5. Natural 6. Effective 7. Safe So, let’s take a closer look at stem cell therapy.

Stem Cell Therapy Stem cell therapy is said to be a great alternative to surgical procedures such as a knee replacement surgery as it is non-invasive. Additionally, it is effective, safe and a natural treatment method that can usually be done in the doctor’s office.


Generally, cells are extracted from a person’s bone marrow to be used for this treatment. These cells are concentrated after extraction and then injected into the area such as the knee where it can assist with the natural repair process of the body.

Without Treatment You have to consider the one thing that is important, what will happen if your knee does not get treated. In general, most knee issues are seen as a progressive condition that will get worse if you just ignore it. An important thing that you have to remember is that your issue will only become worse the longer you wait. Plus, it will cost more to restore.

Stem Cell Procedure Costs

Stem cell procedures are affordable, safe and effective, especially when compared to dangerous and expensive orthopedic surgeries, which could end up costing you in excess of $30,000. Furthermore, this usually does not include the cost of the 6 to 8 weeks of rehabilitation, your loss of work and revenue. Nonetheless, at this stage, stem cell treatment is commonly not covered by most health insurance plans. Therefore, most people will have to pay for their own treatment. The good news is that there is financing available for such treatments. The cost of the procedure will depend on things, such as: 1. How many types of cells are needed to get the results that you want 2. The number of areas or joints that needs to be treated with this procedure 3. The duration of the problem prior to treatment, thus, it’s degeneration 4. Extent and severity of the medical conditions All of the procedures will be individualized for each person as everyone’s medical requirement is special, different and unique. This is why a consultation is necessary to make a decision on which treatment is the best for you. You can either do the consultation face to face or over the phone and the exact cost of the treatment will be discussed with you.


Here are some guidelines to the basic costs of stem cell procedures. However, these will differ from institute to institute, as well as in accordance with the procedure requirements: 1. If you get a stem cell procedure for cellulite the cost may start at around $3,500. 2. When you get a stem cell procedure for neck and face cosmetic enhancements the cost starts at $6,500. 3. A stem cell procedures cost for an ED can start at $8,500. 4. Stem cell procedures costs for your spine usually start from $6,500. 5. When you get additional joints treated using a stem cell procedure at the same time, the cost will be anything from $1,500 to $2,500 for each additional process. 6. If two stem cell procedures are done, using bone marrow cells and fat stem cells the cost can start at $6,500 for the first joint. 7. When you decide to only go through one stem cell procedure for either bone marrow or fat stem cells the cost typically begins at $5,000 for the first joint only. 8. For small joint issues like golfer’s elbow, the cost of a PRP procedure starts at $850. 9. For larger joints like the knee, the cost of this procedure can start at $1,500. 10. If additional joints are done in the same session, the cost for this procedure can be anything from $500 to $850 for each. The best part is that the initial consultation with the doctor is complementary, so, a person has nothing to lose. You can call your doctor if you want to know how much it will cost you exactly and if you want to know if you are the right candidate for such a procedure.

Stem cell instead of knee replacement  

The knee is an important part of a person’s body. If it does not function as it should, one’s movements may be restricted and life can becom...

Stem cell instead of knee replacement  

The knee is an important part of a person’s body. If it does not function as it should, one’s movements may be restricted and life can becom...

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